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    Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place
    WC2H 7BX

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Andy de la Tour – Stand Up of Die in New York

Stand-up, Solo shows, Storytelling

English actor, comedian and author of 'Stand-Up or Die', Andy de la Tour performs is back on stage with a new storytelling show after a 20-year break from stand-up.

  1. Tue May 6 – Thu May 8
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £6
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Aries Spears

Stand-up, Solo shows

Chicago-born stand-up Aries Spears makes a flying visit to London to play the Leicester Square Theatre. Spears was the longest serving regular on Fox's 'MADtv' sketch series, and his stand-up mixes charm, impressions and race-related observations.

Aries Spears
  1. Sat Jun 14
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £20
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Austentatious – An Improvised Novel

Improv comedy

Improv gets a bad rap in this country, but anyone who dismisses the genre clearly hasn't seen Austentatious. This highly impressive troupe perform a completely improvised Jane Austen novel, complete with period dress and cello accompaniment, with marvellous...

Austentatious – An Improvised Novel
  1. Sun Apr 27
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, England, WC2H 7BX
  3. £12.50, £10 concs
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Austentatious – An Improvised Novel

Improv comedy

Improv gets a bad rap in this country, but anyone who dismisses the genre clearly hasn't seen Austentatious. This highly impressive troupe perform a completely improvised Jane Austen novel, complete with period dress and cello accompaniment, with marvellous...

Austentatious – An Improvised Novel
  1. Sun May 25
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, England, WC2H 7BX
  3. £12.50, £10 concs
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Bill Bailey Unplugged

Comedy

Well, he said he was quitting stand-up, for a while at least, but surreal comedy master Bill Bailey's obviously had second thoughts, adding a bunch of work-in-progress shows at the Leicester Square Theatre. A rare chance to see one of this country's finest...

Bill Bailey Unplugged
  1. Sat May 3 – Fri May 9
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £13
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Cafe Society Swing

Jazz and experimental, West End, Musicals, Blues, Drama, Acoustic

A musical show charting the journey of the intriguing American venue the Cafe Society which hosted gigs from great musical talents such as Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday and Lena Horne, from 1938 to 1947.

  1. Tue Jun 17 – Sat Jun 21
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £20
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Christian O'Connell: This Is 13

Stand-up, Solo shows, Storytelling

Radio presenter Christian O'Connell brings his debut stand-up show to London, following a run at last year's Edinburgh Fringe. The Absolute Radio star is going down the storytelling route, with a docu-comedy show about trying to complete a list of dreams...

Christian O'Connell: This Is 13
  1. Fri May 16
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £18.50, Early bird £15
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Dances with Dogs

Character comedy

New characters and ideas from Lily Bevan and Sally Phillips.

  1. Sun May 4 – Tue May 13
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £12
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Daniel Kitson and Som Colleagues – Comedy Benefit in Aid of the Neuro Foundation

Stand-up, Big-name talent

As the title suggests, British comedy hero Daniel Kitson hosts this benefit gig for the Neuro Foundation. His 'colleagues' include Tony Law and Simon Munnery.

Daniel Kitson and Som Colleagues – Comedy Benefit in Aid of the Neuro Foundation
  1. Sat May 17
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £15 SOLD OUT
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David Serero

Show tunes, Opera, Song recitals, Show tunes

The baritone David Serero performs his electric repertoire (opera, Broadway, world music and comedy).

  1. Tue Apr 29
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £20
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De Profundis

Fringe, Drama

A new British musical from Paul Dale Vickers based on the famous letter Oscar Wilde wrote to his lover Lord Alfred Douglas, or Bosie, from Reading prison in 1897. The piece makes its debut after winning the Leicester Square Theatre's New Musical Project....

  1. Sat May 10 – Sun Jun 8
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £15.50-£18.50
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Doug Segal – I Can Make You a Mentalist

Stand-up, Solo shows, Magic

Mentalism magician Doug Segal brings his latest interative mind-reading and mind-control show to the Leicester Square Theatre. In 'I Can Make You a Mentalist', you might guess, the audience become the magicians, in a mix of illusions, animation and stand-up...

  1. Fri Jun 13 – Sat Jun 14
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £15, £12 concs
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Epstein: The Man Who Made the Beatles

West End, Drama

Forget the Beatles, what about the man behind Britain's most successful pop group? Troubled manager Brian Epstein is the subject of this two hander which looks back upon his life from his RADA days, to what happened as he managed the fab four, right through...

  1. Wed Jul 30 – Sat Sep 6
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £30-£42.50
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Frank Skinner – Man in a Suit

Stand-up, Solo shows, Big-name talent

  • Critics' choice

Master West Country comic Frank Skinner already sold out his Soho Theatre and Leicester Square Theatre runs. So now he's back with some extra LST dates of 'Man in a Suit'. It's his first solo stand-up show for six years (about time, eh, Frank?). You're...

Frank Skinner – Man in a Suit
  1. Sat Jun 7
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £20
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Funny Women Players present 'A Journey to Enlightenment'

Improv comedy

The Funny Women Players perform improv based on audience suggestions about relationships, love, work and more.

  1. Wed May 21
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £12, £10 concs
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Gyles Brandreth – Looking for Happiness

Solo shows, Storytelling

Wit, wordplay and name-dropping from former MP Gyles Brandreth in his new show examining happiness. What does it take to be happy? Who deserves to be happy? The 'One Show' star will attempt to answer those questions over this fourteen night run.

  1. Tue Apr 29 – Sat May 10
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £24-£32
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Ian Smith – Flappable: Work-in-Progress

Stand-up, Edinburgh Fringe preview

No-nonsense Yorkshire lad Ian Smith workshops new material for his second solo stand-up show, 'Flappable'.

Ian Smith – Flappable: Work-in-Progress
  1. Tue Jun 3 – Tue Jul 22
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £5
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Jerry Sadowitz

Stand-up, Solo shows, Big-name talent, Magic

  • Critics' choice

Bile-spitting master magician, comedy genius and raging psychopath Jerry Sadowitz gives 'offensive' a whole new meaning. For this limited run at the Leicester Square Theatre, he's showing off his card magic skills rather than his enraged stand-up, performing...

Jerry Sadowitz
  1. Fri May 9 – Sat May 31
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £22.50
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Lewis Schaffer – American in London

Stand-up, Solo shows

Controversial New York stand-up comic Lewis Schaffer has been doing his 'Free Until Famous' show for four years now (despite claiming 18 on his website), but either he's hit the big time or just needs a bit a dosh, because this new run of shows are a...

Lewis Schaffer – American in London
  1. Sun Apr 20 – Sun Jun 22
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £10
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Luke & Harry's Journey to Sex Colony 01

Sketch shows

Surrealist sketch comedy from duo Luke & Harry.

  1. Mon May 12 – Fri May 16
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £10
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Marc Lucero – George Carlin Saved My Life

Stand-up, Solo shows

60-year-old stand-up Marc Lucero (who the Leicester Comedy Festival's Silver Stand Up of the Year competition last year) performs his latest solo show: autobiographical hour about his travels to California in search of his family…

  1. Thu May 15 – Sat May 17
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
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Matt Richardson – Hometown Hero

Stand-up, Solo shows

Young stand-up, radio presenter and 'Xtra Factor' co-host Matt Richardson brings his debut solo show to London.

  1. Sat May 31
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £12
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Olivier Giraud – How to Become a Parisian in One Hour

Stand-up, Solo shows

French humour, in English, from Olivier Giraud who brings his smash-hit show from Paris to London. Giraud promises to teach us Londoners how to act when in a taxi, a shop or a nightclub in his home city. It's got us thinking: which British comic is over...

  1. Sun May 25
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £20-£25
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Othello

West End, Drama, Shakespeare

Nari Blair-Mangat and James Alexandrou star in this production of Shakespeare's tale of ultimate jealousy from Grassroots theatre to celebrate the Bard's 250th birthday. It will be a stripped down version devised specially for the Leicester Square Th...

  1. Until Sat Apr 26
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £18, concs £15
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Pam Ann – Fly

Comedy

Pam Ann, the sharp-tongued air hostess from hell, is the monster character creation of Caroline Reid. She's flying into town with more tales of life in the mile high club for a West End run at the Leicester Square Theatre.

Pam Ann – Fly
  1. Until Sat Apr 26
  2. Leicester Square Theatre 6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX
  3. £20-£50
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